Anne McGuire teaches in the disability studies stream in the Equity Studies Program. Drawing on a variety of interpretive theoretical perspectives from disability studies, cultural studies, critical race and queer theory, Anne’s teaching and research focuses on the cultural production of disability at the intersections of race, class and gender. Her current research interests revolve around questions of autism representation and normative violence.

Recent publications:

McGuire, A. (2016). War on Autism: On the Cultural Logic of Normative Violence. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

McGuire, A. (2013). “Buying time: The s/pace of advocacy and the cultural production of autism.” Canadian Journal of Disability Studies. 2.3: 98-124.

McGuire, A. (2012). “On the puzzle of autism and the incompleteness of autism awareness.” Journal on Developmental Disabilities. 18.1: 96-100.

McGuire, A. (2012). “Representing autism: A sociological examination of autism advocacy.” Atlantis: Critical Studies in Gender, Culture and Social Justice.  35.2: 62-71.

McGuire, A. & R. Michalko (2011). “Minds between us: Autism, mindblindness and the uncertainty of communication.” Journal of Educational Philosophy and Theory.  43.2: 162–177.

McGuire, A. (2010). “Disability, non-disability and the politics of mourning: Rethinking the ‘we’.” Disability Studies Quarterly. 30.3/4: np..

Position: Assistant Professor
Phone: 416-978-1146
Room Number: 40 Willcocks Street (Wilson Hall), Room 2018
Unit: Equity Studies
Email: anne.mcguire@utoronto.ca